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417 Rangers-Islanders in review

 Thoughts: 1) That’s at least five OT goals by Gaborik the last two seasons—including the triple-OT winner—and three of those on the 4-on-3 PP. He has eight goals, same as Rick Nash. He has four game-winners this season, FWIW. I know some of you don’t want to hear it –…

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305 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 (OT): Post-game notes

from the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES March 7, 2013 (Game 22, Away Game 8) Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY Rangers 2, Islanders 1 (OT) Team Notes: –      The Rangers defeated the New York Islanders, 2-1, in overtime tonight at Nassau Coliseum, to extend their winning streak to four…

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553 Official word on Staal … not much info; doesn’t sound good

From the Rangers: MARC STAAL INJURY UPDATE NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 – Following an injury suffered in last night’s game vs. Philadelphia, Marc Staal was examined today in New York by Dr. Mark Fromer, ophthalmologist, and Dr. Mendel Markowitz, maxillofacial surgeon.  The injury has improved significantly and both doctors are…

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469 Rangers claim Roman Hamrlik off waivers from Washington

From the NYR: RANGERS CLAIM DEFENSEMAN ROMAN HAMRLIK OFF WAIVERS NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has claimed defenseman Roman Hamrlik off waivers from the Washington Capitals. Hamrlik, 38, was the first overall pick in the…

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268 Rangers-Flyers in review

Thoughts: 1) The Marc Staal injury. I don’t know what to make of it. You just hope something like that isn’t serious. Freakin’ scary though, wasn’t it. I was just mentioning to somebody in the pressbox last night that there were an awful lot of players on both teams with…

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737 It’s Go Time! … Flyers at Rangers

Game 21. Flyers at Rangers. Ya boys have won two in a row, one of those in a contest unrelated to hockey after the hockey game ended. Brad Richards, cheap-shotted by noted cheap-shot artist Patrick Kaleta on Sunday (Kaleta was suspended for five games) is out tonight with what is…

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234 Flyers at Rangers tonight (7:30 start)

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Tuesday, Mar. 5, 7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 10-8-2 (22 pts) Flyers: 11-11-1 (23 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will conclude their four-game homestand when they face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison…

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644 NHL suspends Kaleta five games for cheapshot on Richards

From the NHL:       SABRES’ KALETA SUSPENDED FIVE GAMES FOR BOARDING NEW YORK (March 4, 2013) – Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been suspended for five games, without pay, for boarding New York Rangers forward Brad Richards during NHL Game No. 317 in New York on Sunday, March 3, the…

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475 Rangers-Baby Buffaloes in review

Thoughts: 1) This was more like last year for the Rangers. They got punched in the mouth and all of a sudden they decided to show up. Well, it wasn’t even a punch in the mouth, it was a dangerous, intentional, filthy hit by a cheap-shot artist of the lowest…

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907 Call me Mr. Hoops

Going to cover some local basketball championships Saturday and Sunday,  you know, because of my other job, so I won’t be doing much hockey. So keep an eye peeled on the widgets over there on the right ————> for any news breaks at Rangers practice today, and the morning skate…

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844 Rangers-Lightnings in review

Thoughts: 1) Amazing how good you look when the puck goes in. Also amazing how much different this Rangers team is when most of its pieces are on the ice and somewhat healthy. Each line, each D-pair looks more like it should be getting the minutes it gets. And when…

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495 It’s Go Time! … Lightnings at Rangers

Game 19. Lightning at Rangers. The cavalry, or most of it, is arriving just in time. Rick Nash (likely concussion) and Michael Del Zotto (likely hip) and Ryan McDonagh (who knows what his injury was/is?) will all play tonight. Matt Gilroy (flu) and Arron Asham (back spasms) will not play.…

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108 John Tortorella pre-game presser

In case you missed it on Twitter: Rick Nash, Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto are all returning to the lineup tonight. Arron Asham (back spasms) and Matt Gilroy (flu) are out. Henrik Lundqvist in goal. Chris Kreider was assigned to Connecticut (AHL) today. John Tortorella spoke about J.T. Miller,…

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161 Official word on Chris Kreider being sent to Connecticut Whale

from the NYR: RANGERS ASSIGN FORWARD CHRIS KREIDER TO CONNECTICUT NEW YORK, February 28, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned forward Chris Kreider to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Kreider, 21, has registered one…

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468 It’s Go Time! … Jets at Rangers

Game 18. Jets at Rangers. Ya boys come slip-sliding in, with three straight losses (0-2-1), and four in the last five (1-2-2). They begin a four-game homestand, after which they will have already played 14 of their 24 home games this season. In other words, 17 of their final 27…

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